Marco Michael Andretti (born March 13, 1987) is an American auto racing driver who drives the #26 car for Andretti Autosport in the IndyCar Series. He is the third generation of the famous Andretti racing family. Marco was born to Sandra and eventual IndyCar champion Michael Andretti. Marco's grandfather Mario is a racing legend, he raced professionally for 4 decades and had success in the United States and all over the globe in various categories of racing. Other Andretti family members also have had success in various categories of racing. Andretti won eight races in the 2003 Barber Formula Dodge Eastern Championship, and was champion in the Barber National and Southern class the following year. Still barely out of high school, he raced in the Star Mazda series in 2005 and also made six starts in the Indy Pro Series. He won three times (at St. Petersburg, Liberty Challenge, and Sonoma) and finished 10th in points despite only starting half the races.